Parents have been scrambling to find alternative child care and activities for their kids, so we asked readers to send us photos of what their "first day of school" looked like:
Meanwhile, some striking teachers are protesting outside MLA offices:
And parents brought their kids to protests instead of classes:
Other parents organized "playdates" at MLA offices:
What did your first day of school in B.C. look like?
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